The brand under which the company produces digital cameras Sony. Sometimes you can find writing using the letter of the Greek alphabet - Sony a.
This brand owes its birth to the fact that in January 2006 Sony acquired the production of cameras from the company Minolta, which by that time was already part of the holding Konica Minolta.
|Sony Alpha DSLR-A100|
The first model, the 10 megapixel Sony Alpha DSLR-A100, was introduced on June 5, 2006. This model was still a "hodgepodge" of components Sony и Minolta. It can be called the successor of the Konica Minolta Dynax 5D model. At launch, the Sony Alpha DSLR-A100 was priced at approximately $900 (without lens).
The Greek character was already used in Minolta AF cameras (in Europe they are known as Dynax, in North America as Maxxum) and earlier. Just Sony I decided to highlight it in the title of the entire series.